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Leocadio "Lucky" S. Portillo

February 1, 1940 ~ June 27, 2020 (age 80)



It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother and great friend.  Leocadio “Lucky” S. Portillo lifelong resident of Alpine, Texas closed his eyes to his earthly home on Saturday, June 27, 2020 with his beloved wife by his side, he was 80.

Lucky was born on February 1st, 1940 in Alpine, Texas to Adan Portillo and Antonia (Sanchez) Portillo.  He later met and married the love of his life Rebecca Chavez and was married for 62 loving years.  Together they had 6 children.

Lucky worked for Sul Ross State University in the Physical Plant and retired after 26 years.  Upon retirement, he opened his own business Portillo Home Movers.  He loved to camp, fish, playing football pots, shooting pool as well as playing dice.  Lucky loved spending time with his family.  He also loved cultivating his yard into a beautiful work of art.  He loved watching tv with his wife as well as eating her homemade red cheese enchiladas.

Those preceding Lucky in death are his parents and three sisters.

Those left to cherish and honor the memory of Lucky is his wife of 62 years Rebecca Portillo of Alpine; his daughter Florinda Sullivan and her husband Dennis of Fort Stockton, his son Joe Portillo and wife Laura Lea of Alpine, daughter Lisa Villanueva and husband Frank of Iraan, his son Leo Portillo of Alpine, his son Ray Portillo of Albuquerque, New Mexico and daughter Christy P. Muniz of Iraan; a special nephew that was like a son to Lucky Adam Portillo; his sisters Eva Portillo of Midland and Angie Portillo of Odessa; 18 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

A memorial mass will be held at a later date.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leocadio "Lucky" S. Portillo, please visit our floral store.


July 3, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Alpine Memorial Funeral Home - Geeslin Chapel
209 West Sul Ross Ave.
Alpine, TX 79830

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